|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|The gods have feet of wool. Dii laneos habent pedes.|
# [A grand old proverb, finely expressing the noiseless approach of the divine judgments, and is true for others, but not for those who have a listening ear.Archb. Trenchs Notes on the Parables of our Lord, Page 338, Ed. 9th.]
|Hder, the blind old god whose feet are shod with silence.|
Longfellow.Tegners Drapa, Verse 6. (By the Fireside.)
|Like footsteps upon wool.|
Tennyson.Ænone, near the end.